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Four more arrested in connection with Spokane Valley Red Top Motel raid

UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018

Four people were recently arrested with ties to the Red Top Motel in Spokane Valley, which was raided last month under suspicion of harboring illegal activity.

On Friday, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Detectives arrested 50-year-old Robert Reeder in the 900 block of North Burns Road, according to a sheriff’s office news release. On Sunday, 34-year-old Shannon Myers was arrested at the same residence. Both face charges of felony possession of drugs.

Also on Sunday, detectives executed a search warrant at a motel room in the Downtowner Motel, 165 S. Washington St. Kaily Flamand, 20, and Erik Dehnel, 36, were arrested.

Flamand was booked on two counts of felony possession and was released from jail following her first court appearance. Dehnel faces charges of possession and other unrelated charges of possession of a stolen firearm and a stolen vehicle.

The Red Top Motel, 7217 E. Trent Ave., was raided by multiple law enforcement agencies Feb. 20, and multiple arrests were made, including the motel’s manager. Several rooms were searched, turning up thousands of dollars in cash, gold coins, meth, heroin and credit cards that were believed to be stolen, according to reports.

During their monthslong investigation, deputies said, they responded to more than 100 calls for service at the motel, including drug-related calls, warrants and welfare checks.

Motel managers Mark J. Rosenberg and Vicki I. Kerr were charged with four counts of unlawful use of a building for drug purposes and four counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

The Red Top Motel’s building and property were purchased in 2003 by Ghanshyam and Hansa Patel for $345,000, according to the Spokane County Assessor’s Office.

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